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Hamley’s, Smyths and Argos sell slimes containing chemicals up to four times higher than EU safety limit

Hamley’s, Smyths and Argos sell slimes containing chemicals up to four times higher than EU safety limit

We tested 13 slimes and putties from a range of high street and online retailers including Amazon, Ebay, Etsy, Argos and Hamleys to see whether those slimes on sale for Christmas passed EU safety standards. More than forty per cent of the slimes and putties we tested failed the EU safety standard for toys (EN 71-3).

Halloween kids costumes from B&M and eBay fail flammability testing

Halloween kids costumes from B&M and eBay fail flammability testing

We tested 20 kids’ fancy dress outfits, many of which are being stocked by online and high street shops and supermarkets, in time for Halloween. Halloween kids costumes from B&M and Ebay failed flammability testing.

Dangerous smoke alarms fail to sound in Which? tests

Dangerous smoke alarms fail to sound in Which? tests

Smoke alarms bought for just £1 from Ebay have repeatedly failed to detect smoke in recent Which? tests. The alarms failed to sound in more than 80% of the fire...

Do you owe tax on your Ebay and Airbnb income?

Do you owe tax on your Ebay and Airbnb income?

If you earn money from online platforms, you may need to pay tax - but do you know how much you owe? Which? explains how tax applies to the gig economy.

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16 ways to save money shopping on Ebay

16 ways to save money shopping on Ebay

eBay has launched a new ‘Under £10’ section for shoppers on the hunt for a bargain. Which? explores other eBay money-saving tricks shoppers can use.

Ebay to replace PayPal with Adyen: what it means for you

Ebay to replace PayPal with Adyen: what it means for you

eBay is set to end its 15-year relationship with PayPal and replace the payment platform with Adyen as its first choice for buyers and sellers.

Watch out for ‘killer car seats’ on sale this Christmas

Watch out for ‘killer car seats’ on sale this Christmas

We’ve discovered fabric seats, once dubbed ‘killer car seats’, still being sold on online auction site Ebay, despite steps taken to remove them from sale three years ago. Three years...

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